Pinch out the tips of trailing plants in hanging baskets to make them branch out and pick off
dead flowers ?
Greenfly and blackfly are more difficult to pick off
or dispose of manually, but there are plenty of sprays around that will get rid of them quickly.
Continue to pick off
slugs and snails in the early evening or after rainfall, to stop them doing further damage ?
any strawberries showing signs of botrytis (grey mould) and put them in the dustbin to prevent the spores from re-infecting others.
If too much fruit results, pick off
some while still small to let the rest develop to proper size.
The pitcher makes the pick off
attempt while he is dropping his hands down to his set position.
TOUGH PICK off
malformed, damaged and diseased fruits that are forming on apple trees.
dead flowerheads from spring flowering bulbs like daffodils.
Snipers and irregulars were always ready to pick off
careless Union scouts, and many Southern women defended their homes with fierceness and pride.